Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Racial attitudes in a community affect COVID-19 numbers

Implicit racial attitudes within a community can effectively explain racial disparities seen in rates of COVID-19 in the United States, according to a new study published this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by George ...

Diabetes

Racial disparities in pediatric diabetes treatment

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is the third most common pediatric chronic disease in the United States, and the risk of the disease has risen sharply in non-Hispanic Black (NHB) children in the last 20 years, data show. Ironically, ...

Health

Underinsurance is growing, but HSAs aren't keeping up: study

High deductible health plans (HDHPs) have become much more common among all racial/ethnic and income groups, but the health savings accounts (HSAs) that make these plans potentially workable are far less common among Black, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Black kids at higher odds for ADHD

(HealthDay)—Current wisdom holds that white kids are at greater risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than Black children are, but a new analysis finds the opposite is true.

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